Radio Atlantic: Midterms in the Wake of Political Violence

Executive Editor Matt Thompson discusses the upcoming midterms with two reporters in the field: Emma Green in Pennsylvania and Adam Serwer in Texas.

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The upcoming midterms mark the first nationwide referendum on the Trump presidency and the GOP-led Congress. Coming amid a shocking spree of political violence and an ugly showdown over voting rights, Tuesday’s election will have massive ramifications. What conclusions can we draw from the vote?


- “The Jews of Pittsburgh Bury Their Dead” (Emma Green, October 30, 2018)
- “Trump Shut Programs to Counter Violent Extremism” (Peter Beinart, October 29, 2018)
- “Trump’s Caravan Hysteria Led to This” (Adam Serwer, October 28, 2018)
- “A Broken Jewish Community” (Emma Green, October 28, 2018)
- “Voter Suppression Is the New Old Normal” (Vann R. Newkirk II, October 24, 2018)
- “The 2018 Midterms Are All About Trump” (Ronald Brownstein, October 18, 2018)